Avalanche victims are more likely to perish than survive. If a glacier is a frozen river, then an avalanche is a flooding torrent that blankets the slopes.
What goes up must come down. All of the massed materials in and on the hills and mountains of our planet are constantly yearning to give way.
Legends and stories of waters rising high and deluging the lands are recorded and passed down through the generations by a number of cultures across Asia.